"If George Bush was a reasonable man he would understand that he is creating more terrorism against the US."
-Moazzam Begg, a British citizen who was released in 2005 after two years in Guantanamo
"Guantanamo must be closed. It's an embarrassment for this country."
-Michael Ratner, president of the Centre for Constitutional Right
"Guantanamo Bay prison has become a symbol around the world for human rights abuses and for wrong-headed policies enacted in the name of the war on terror. It has brought shame to our nation."
-Larry Cox, Amnesty International USASome 50 protesters from Amnesty International dressed as Guantanamo Bay detainees line up on the sidewalk outside the United States Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark Thursday Jan. 11, 2007. The group carried a petition to the 'The Honorable President George W. Bush ' signed by 15,000 Danish writers, musicians, lawmakers and other citizens protesting the 5th anniversary of the detention center at Guantanamo. (AP Photo/John McConnico)Members of human rights group Amnesty International wearing Guantanamo-style orange inmate outfits stage a protest in Budapest, Hungary, on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007, on the fifth anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba. Amnesty International organized demonstrations in various cities around the world as part of the International Day calling for the closure of the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay where nearly 400 prisoners are held. (AP Photo/MTI, Tamas Kovacs)Amnesty International demonstrators protest against the Guantanamo Bay prison camp outside the US embassy in London. UN chief Ban Ki-moon, speaking on the fifth anniversary of the opening of the US detention camp in Cuba's Guantanamo Bay, has called for the closure of the facility.(AFP/Carl De Souza)Peace activists, including Cindy Sheehan, stand next to the security fence around the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo in eastern Cuba January 11, 2007. REUTERS/Claudia Daut (CUBA)Protesters dressed as prisoners from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay stand at the steps of a federal courthouse in Washington, January 11, 2007. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)Taher Deghayes holds a picture of his brother and Guantanamo detainee Omar Deghayes during a protest outside the security fence surrounding the U.S. Naval Base of Guantanamo in eastern Cuba January 11, 2007. REUTERS/Claudia Daut (CUBA)